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Back to School Family Day

It’s time to start planning for a new school year, and that means getting our kiddos ready to go!

You can do just that at the Back to School Family Day, hosted by Covering Kids & Families of Central Indiana! The event takes place on Saturday, August 1 from 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on the grounds of the Marion County Public Health Department, at 3838 N. Rural St. This 15th annual event is one of the largest back-to-school events in the state! Children in attendance receive a backpack with free school supplies and even immunizations and sports physicals. Parents or guardians should bring current shot records as well as an insurance or Medicaid card for any children seeking immunizations.

Health screenings and various types of health information will be available. And, parents can get a copy of their child’s birth certificate for a small fee with proper identification. Not to be missed is the Indianapolis Fire Department, who provides entertainment with its Fire Safety Festival, offering games, food and interactive educational displays.

Pam Humes, Director of Covering Kids & Families, stopped by the Indy Style studios today to tell us all about it!

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